STREAM Fees are due!
The $285 per student (Kindergarten-8th grade students) STREAM fee is due to the office no later than Monday, August 21st. Can't remember if you paid your fee?  You may contact Mrs. Libera in the school office at 336.570.0019 or Business Manager, Joe Charamut at 336.226.8796 to check on your payment status.



2017-2018 Lunch Schedule
First Lunch  11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Kindergarten-2nd Grade

Second Lunch  12:00-12:30 p.m.
3rd & 4th Grade

Third Lunch  12:30-1:00 p.m.
5th-8th Grades

My Hot Lunch Box will update the restaurant selections and menu options closer to the first day of school so check their site periodically.   HERE is the school lunch page with information about My Hot Lunch Box and ordering instructions.

 

Fall Sports Sign Up
It's time to sign up for fall sports!  Sign up at the link below to indicate if your BSS athlete will participate in middle school soccer, volleyball, or tennis or will join our running or cross country clubs.   The One Form is used to track payment for our fall sports but rosters are created from THIS sign up.  No additions to our rosters accepted after August 30th.  Students MUST have an up to date physical on file before they can attend the first practice or training session.  A copy of the physical can be found HERE.

Soccer 
Coaches: Zach Lezesque and Ann Amyot
Practice begins Wednesday, August 16th at 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. and is Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Tennis 
Coaches: Tim Hackman & Chad Brasington
Practice begins Wednesday, August 30th at 3:30 p.m. at the Burlington Tennis Center and is each Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

JV Volleyball
Coaches: TBA
Practice: Tuesdays and Thursdays, TBS Davis Street campus gym from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Varsity Volleyball
Coaches: Jennifer Lee & Rodney Amick
Practice: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Varsity players will walk to the TBS Davis Street campus gym at 3:00 p.m..  Varsity practice concludes at 4:45 p.m.

Cross Country
Coaches: Jennifer Klein, Keith Rugh & Tara Hackman
Training Schedule: Training begins Tuesday, August 29th at 3:00 p.m. and is each Tuesday from 3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Meet Schedule:
9/20: @ Sacred Heart School at 4:00 p.m.
10/18: @ Sacred Heart School at 4:00 p.m
Additional meets and trail run training dates are TBA.

Running Club
Coaches: Katie LaPlante & Jamey Cabell
Training Schedule: Monday, September 25th-Monday, November 6th from 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. 

Blessed Sacrament School is a Bronze Sponsor for the I Will Survive 5K
We hope BSS students and families will participate in the 2nd annual "I Will Survive 5K" to benefit the Survivorship Fund at Cone Health Cancer Center at ARMC for local cancer survivors in beautiful historic Burlington. This scenic rolling course begins and ends on Davis St taking participants through old charm of Burlington's historic district.

Register HERE  for the I Will Survive 5K.  

Be sure the select the Blessed Sacrament School team when you sign up for the race!

Important Dates

Friday, August 18th
8th Grade Servant Leader Volunteer Day, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m (lunch provided)

Monday, August 14th
New Family Orientation (K-4th grade), 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
New Family Orientation (5th-8th grade), 6: 40 p.m.-7:10 p.m.

Friday, August 18th
Back to School Pool Party, 6:00 p.m. at Olde Forest Racquet Club

Monday, August 21st
Little Knights Welcome Back Play Date & Supply Drop Off, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
New Family Orientation (Little Knights), 10:30 a.m.
Unpack, Peek, and Connect, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Volunteer Fair, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Athletic Meeting for Parents of 5th-8th graders playing fall sports, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 23rd
First Day of School
Welcome Back Parent Breakfast  



Volunteers Needed!
Parents and grandparents thank you to everyone who has completed the Parents in Partnership form.  Do not forget that this is a required form regardless of whether you choose to volunteer as we want all families to sign the partnership commitment.  

There are several key volunteer roles yet to be filled.  Without committed volunteerchairs we will not be able to have the following fundraisers and special events.  

Catholic Schools Week
Heritage Awareness Months



Summer Reminders!
 
Paperwork Due-ASAP
Please complete the forms linked below and return to Mrs. Libera in the office ASAP as forms are now past due.  Forms can be mailed, faxed, scanned and emailed, or dropped off in person.  You may also be print from the links below.

2017-18 One Form for Fees-- Note that you need to also sign up for fall sports on the sign up linked above.  No late sign ups after August 30th.
Parents in Partnership Overview and & Volunteer Opportunities --Updated with the latest Chairs and committee members
 


Summer Office Hours
The school office is open from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday.  

     
 
2017 Summer Reading Assignments





Save the Date for our Summer Class Gatherings!
Please contact the Admissions Office if you are willing to serve as host or hostess this summer for a class play date or movie night!  This play date can be at the school playground or a local park and the movie night at BSS.  I'll provide the snack and beverages if you'll serve as the friendly and welcoming face of the event!  I'm looking for hosts or hostesses for preschool through third grade play dates and 4th grade through 8th grade movie nights.  Email thackman@bssknights.org for questions or to set a date! 

Scheduled Events

August 13th: Rising 1st Grade Bowling at Buffaloe Lanes in Mebane, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. hosted by the Monahan family.   Attendees RSVP to kbmonahan@gmail.com
 
August 11th  : Rising 7th Grade Movie Night , 7:00 p.m. hosted by the Young Family-- POSTPONED